Sebastian Kocks LL.M. Associate

Copyright, Media and Press Law
Broadcasting Law
General Civil Law and Proceedings
Competition Law and Advertising Law
Internet and Domain Law
Trademark Law
Criminal Law


Studies of Law at Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf with accompanying studies of Anglo-American Law. Graduation in 2005 Legal with the First State Degree at the state law examinations board of the Düsseldorf court of appeals.

Articled clerkship at the Düsseldorf court of appeals with apprenticeship at a legal practice for commercial criminal law in Düsseldorf and in Koblenz as well as at the German consulate general in Chicago, Illinois. Qualification of German judgeship in 2008. Graduation as Master of Law (LL.M.) in the areas of media law and media business in 2010. Since 2009 lawyer at CSP Rechtsanwälte  Düsseldorf.

Since 2010 Officer for Media Policy / Counsel Governmental Affairs
at a leading German media business

2008 - 2010 Research assistant at the Cologne Research Centre for Media Law

German, English

Heidelberg Commentary on the Media Law of North Rhine-Westphalia (Heidelberger Kommentar zum Landesmediengesetz Nordrhein-Westfalen und zum WDR-Gesetz, Hrsg. Prof. Dr. Rolf Schwartmann/Prof. Dr. Stefan Sporn, November 2013/April 2014, Kommentierung zu §§ 20 - 23 WDR-Gesetz)

New Media Law of North Rhine-Westphalia - Overview of the amendment of the state media law and the WDR law (Neues Medienrecht für NRW – Überblick über Novelle von LMG und WDR-Gesetz, AfP 2010, 336 ff. mit RA Marcel Senft)

Liability for the abuse of public WLAN access (Haftung für den Missbrauch offener WLAN-Anschlüsse, Kommunikation&Recht 2010, 433 ff. (mit Prof. Dr. Rolf Schwartmann), Juli 2010)

Legal Issues of Internet Presence (Rechtsfragen zum Internetauftritt, in: Steuerberater-Rechtshandbuch, Stollfuß Verlag, Bonn)